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Provident Fund account details through SMS in addition to online interface in EPFO website
Status of sending the monthly details of the Provident Fund accounts to employees is as follows:
(i) The updated Provident Fund (PF) accounts are available online on the EPFO website i.e. wwe.epfindia.gov.in from August 2012 and the Provident Fund accounts of members are updated as and when the contribution is received. Members can view and take printout from anywhere any time.
(ii) Since April 2012, there is a facility for the employers to download the annual accounts slips for their employees from the accounting year 2010-2011 onwards.
(iii) The updated balance in EPF account can be obtained by an EPFO member through SMS by furnishing his PF number and mobile number by using “know your EPF Balance” facility in EPFO website.
(iv) The monthly details of Provident Fund (PF) accounts of EPF members are, presently, not sent through e-mails.
The Minister of State for Labour & Employment Minister Shri Kodikunnil Suresh gave this information in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.